MIT issues green property bonds to refinance green buildings, $370m, 24 yr, 3.959% coupon, Aaae. We like!

  MIT issues green property bonds to refinance green buildings, $370m, 24 yr, 3.959% coupon, Aaae. We like! I’ve been in Montreal today discussing the prospects for green property bonds and arguing it’s as much about re-financing as new projects. We want an owner of a green hotel chain to be …

Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy Saint Augustine, FL, September 1, 2014 ~ The first two quarters of 2014 show the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) at $5.7 trillion in private investments and commitments since 2007. This confirms the green economy is …

GREEN BONDS MARKET OUTLOOK 2014

  GREEN BONDS MARKET OUTLOOK 2014 The green bonds universe is growing by leaps and bounds with over $20 billion inissuance so far this year. Bloomberg New Energy Finance research provides the most objective insights into the broadest universe of environmental opportunities in the bond markets. To see the latest …

[Climate Bonds] Dr Michael Molitor, Kristian Brüning and Dr Alex Rau join Climate Bonds team to support new Climate Science Advisory Committee supervising criteria for Climate Bond Standards

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Dr Michael Molitor, Kristian Brüning and Dr Alex Rau join Climate Bonds team to support new Climate Science Advisory Committee supervising criteria for Climate Bond Standards‘ PARIS – Dr Michael Molitor, Kristian Brüning and Dr Alex Rau today join the Climate Bonds team to …

Mercer’s Responsible Investment Update: Professional Interest Heating Up Around Climate Change

IN ISSUE 23: MAY 2013 Professional Interest Heating Up Around Climate Change Considering ESG Risk in Credit Analysis and Corporate Bond Portfolios International Codes and Conventions: Are Pension Funds Still Missing in Action? Maximizing Investment Outcomes from Indigenous Settlements Inspiration Profile: Jane Ambachtsheer 2013 up in Lights – Team Press …

ITUC OnLine – Financial Stability Board Must Deliver on G20’s Action Plan

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 001/100112 Financial Stability Board Must Deliver on G20’s Action Plan As the first 2012 plenary of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) meets in Basel, international trade union organisations have submitted their priorities for the FSB. “The FSB’s Action plan for financial reforms has hit …

Is S&P’s Deficit Warning On Target?

An article from The Baseline Scenario Posted: 21 Apr 2011 05:26 AM PDT By Simon Johnson On Monday Standard & Poor’s announced that its credit rating for the United States was “affirmed” at AAA (the highest level possible), but that it was revising the outlook for this rating to “negative” …

Carbon Disclosure Project joins international Climate Bonds Standards Board

An article from Climate Bonds Posted on 21. Apr, 2011 by Sean Kidney in blog Climate Bonds Initiative Chair Sean Kidney announced in London today that the Carbon Disclosure Project is joining the Climate Bond Standards Board, supervising a program to provide investors and governments with an easy way to …

Norwegian pension fund more than triples investment in green assets

A publication from Fund Balance Environmental Finance: 22 March 2011 Norway?s Government Pension Fund Global has more than tripled its green-themed assets under management to NOK25.7 billion ($4.6 billion) in one year. Last year, Norges Bank Investment Fund (NBIM), which manages the pension fund, awarded six mandates with a focus …